|Heart of the World - H. Rider Haggard|
LibriVox recording of Heart of the World by H. Rider Haggard. Read by Paul Hansen. H. Rider Haggard wrote Heart of the World in 1895 and it tells of the search for a secret and hidden Mayan civilization living in a long lost city filled with gold and jewels! It is also a love story of a couple willing to give up everything, and I mean EVERYthing, for true love. And it is a melodramatic adventure story of good against evil...
Keywords: LibriVox; literature; audiobook; haggard; adventure; romance
Downloads: 57,074 (1 review)
|The War of the Worlds - H. G. Wells|
Librivox recording of The War of the Worlds, by H. G. Wells. For more information on our readers, see our catalog page: http://librivox.org/the-war-of-the-worlds-by-h-g-wells-group/ H. G. Wells wrote The War of the Worlds in 1898, when there was much speculation about life on the planet Mars. The book is considered to be one of the first science fiction novels. In the story, an English gentleman narrates the events of a violent and fast paced Martian invasion.The frightening images of people fle...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; science fiction
Downloads: 406,700 (1 review)
|Jock of the Bushveld - Sir Percy Fitzpatrick|
LibriVox recording of Jock of the Bushveld, by Sir Percy Fitzpatrick. Jock of the Bushveld is a true story by South African author Sir Percy Fitzpatrick when he worked as a storeman, prospector's assistant, journalist and ox-wagon transport-rider. The book tells of Fitzpatrick's travels with his dog, Jock, during the 1880s. Jock was saved by Fitzpatrick from being drowned in a bucket for being the runt of the litter...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; animals; biography; memoirs
Downloads: 12,077 (1 review)
|Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky|
Young man kills old woman. Bad idea.
Downloads: 9,875 (2 reviews)
|Star Born - Andre Norton|
LibriVox recording of Star Born, by Andre Norton. Read by Mark F. Smith. Andre Norton's "Star Born" pictures a human colony in another galaxy, driven away from Earth generations ago by a repressive government. Considered outlaws, the colonists are in permanent hiding. They have developed friendship and cooperation with a local race of "mermen" who are equally at home on land or sea. But that race only took to the sea to escape a malevolent power that hunted them and killed them violently for spo...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; science fiction; adventure; star born; andre norton
Downloads: 83,148 (2 reviews)
|Cleopatra - Jacob Abbott|
LibriVox recording of Cleopatra, by Jacob Abbott. A biography of the famous Cleopatra of Egypt, written in a manner, equally interesting to children and to adults. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; history; biography; egypt; cleopatra
Downloads: 147,611 (2 reviews)
|The Time Traders - Andre Norton|
Librivox recording of The Time Traders, by Andre Norton. Read by R. J. Davis If it is possible to conquer space, then perhaps it is also possible to conquer time. At least that was the theory American scientists were exploring in an effort to explain the new sources of knowledge the Russians possessed. Perhaps Russian scientists had discovered how to transport themselves back in time in order to learn long-forgotten secrets of the past.That was why young Ross Murdock, above average in intelligen...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; science fiction
Downloads: 70,512 (3 reviews)
|Alexander the Great - Jacob Abbott|
Alexander the Great was one of the most successful military commanders in history, and was undefeated in battle. By the time of his death, he had conquered most of the world known to the ancient Greeks.Alexander the Great is one of many biographies aimed at young people written by Jacob Abbott and his brother. The biographies are written in such a way that makes them appealing and easily accessible to everyone...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; History; biography; alexander
Downloads: 529,181 (3 reviews)
|Varney, the Vampyre Volume 1 - Thomas Preskett Prest|
LibriVox recording of Varney the Vampyre Volume 1, by Thomas Preskett Prest. Originally published as a penny dreadful from 1845 until 1847, when it first appeared in book form, Varney the Vampyre is a forerunner to vampire stories such as Dracula, which it heavily influenced. Flora Bannersworth is attacked in her own room in the middle of the night, and although her attacker is seemingly shot dead, the body is nowhere to be found...
Keywords: librivox; audio book; audiobook; vampire; horror; gothic; prest; varney
Downloads: 60,044 (3 reviews)
|My Man Jeeves - P. G. Wodehouse|
Librivox recording of My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse. Read by Mark Nelson Bertram Wooster is an English gentleman living in New York, who seems to get himself into all sorts of jams. It's up to his manservant Jeeves to come up with the plan to save the day from unpleasant houseguests, stingy uncles, broken hearts, and hard-partying aunts. (Summary by Mark Nelson) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), pl...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; Jeeves; Wodehouse
Downloads: 173,242 (4 reviews)
|The Daffodil Mystery - Edgar Wallace|
LibriVox recording of The Daffodil Mystery by Edgar Wallace. Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (April 1, 1875–February 10, 1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals. Over 160 films have been made of his novels, more than any other author. In the 1920s, one of Wallace's publishers claimed that a quarter of all books read in England were written by him. He is most famous tod...
Keywords: daffodil; mystery; fiction; edgar; wallace; librivox; audio book
Downloads: 60,948 (5 reviews)
|The Man in Lower Ten - Mary Roberts Rinehart|
LibriVox recording of The Man in Lower Ten, by Mary Roberts Rinehart. Read by MaryAnn Spiegel. Someone had to take the bank notes to Pittsburgh and take a statement from John Gilmore confirming that they were indeed forged. It was McKnight's turn to go, but he was bagging off because he wanted to spend the weekend visiting Alison West in Richmond. And so his law partner, Lawrence Blakeley, is left with no choice but to make the trip himself...
Keywords: LibriVox; Audiobooks; Fiction; Mystery; Crime; Woman Writer
Downloads: 12,286 (4 reviews)
|Gulliver of Mars - Edwin L. Arnold|
LibriVox recording of Gulliver of Mars, by Edwin L. Arnold. Read by James Christopher. This escapist novel first published in 1905 as Lieutenant Gullivar Jones: His Vacation follows the exploits of American Navy Lieutenant Gulliver Jones, a bold, if slightly hapless, hero who is magically transported to Mars; where he almost outwits his enemies, almost gets the girl, and almost saves the day. Somewhat of a literary and chronological bridge between H.G...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure; sword and planet; sci-fi; science fiction; mars
Downloads: 20,046 (4 reviews)
|Storm Over Warlock - Andre Norton|
LibriVox recording of Storm Over Warlock, by Andre Norton. Read by R.J. Davis. The Throg task force struck the Terran survey camp a few minutes after dawn, without warning, and with a deadly precision which argued that the aliens had fully reconnoitered and prepared that attack. Eye-searing lances of energy lashed back and forth across the base with methodical accuracy. And a single cowering witness, flattened on a ledge in the heights above, knew that when the last of those yellow-red bolts fel...
Keywords: Science Fiction; SciFi; aliens; space
Downloads: 23,171 (5 reviews)
|The Devil's Hand (1962)|
A man keeps seeing a beautiful woman in his dreams. It turns out she's real and the visions are no coincidence as she is a member of a devil cult. Stars Robert Alda, Linda Christian, and Niel Hamilton from the "Batman" tv series.
Keywords: horror; cults; feature films
Downloads: 7,926 (6 reviews)
|The House on the Borderland - William Hope Hodgson|
LibriVox recording of The House on the Borderland, by William Hope Hodgson. Read by Alan Winterrowd. In 1877, two gentlemen, Messrs Tonnison and Berreggnog, head into Ireland to spend a week fishing in the village of Kraighten. While there, they discover in the ruins of a very curious house a diary of the man who had once owned it. Its torn pages seem to hint at an evil beyond anything that existed on this side of the curtains of impossibility...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; fiction; horror; Ireland; William Hope Hodgson
Downloads: 48,801 (6 reviews)
|The Thing from the Lake - Eleanor M. Ingram|
LibriVox recording of The Thing from the Lake, by Eleanor M. Ingram. Read by Roger Melin. To get away from city life periodically, New Yorker Roger Locke purchases an abandoned farm house in rural Connecticut, and with the assistance of his cousin Phillida and her beau Ethan Vere, he sets about fixing up the place. Immediately however, an unseen mysterious woman begins giving him warnings during nocturnal visits to leave the house at once...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; horror; mystery; ingram
Downloads: 50,481 (6 reviews)